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1) What is DB Corp's area of operations?

DB Corp Ltd. (DBCL), commenced its present business operations in 2005, today it is the largest Print Media group of India with Pan India Presence in 14 states with 63 Editions, FM Radio with presence in 7 states with 30 stations and digital business with presence of 13 portals for rapidly expanding digital audiences and 2 actively downloaded applications Dainik Bhaskar and Divya Bhaskar mobile app.

WAN IFRA's World Press Trends 2015 Reports ranked Dainik Bhaskar as world's fourth largest circulated news daily, being the only Indian news daily to feature amongst the world’s top 5 most circulated newspaper. Dainik Bhaskar maintains its position as the largest circulated national daily of India consistently since last 5 times i.e., as per the Audit Bureau of Circulation results of January – June 2016.

Dainik Bhaskar has its presence in 13 states namely Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Haryana, New Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Jammu & Gujarat, Divya Bhaskar has its presence in 2 states namely Gujarat and Maharashtra and Divya Marathi has its presence in 1 state of Maharashtra. Our other noteworthy newspaper brands are Saurashtra Samachar, DB Star, DB Post and DNA (on a franchisee basis).

The Group has soared to the top of the print media industry in India with its flagship Hindi daily, Dainik Bhaskar (One of the largest circulated & read Newspaper), the Gujarati frontrunner, Divya Bhaskar and Marathi newspaper, Divya Marathi. These three along with Saurashtra Samachar have a combined average daily readership of 19.8 million readers (Source: IRS Qtr 4, 2012).

D B Corp Ltd. is one of the largest print media company in India, publishing 41 editions of Dainik Bhaskar Newspaper, 7 editions of Divya Bhaskar Newspaper, 7 editions of Divya Marathi Newspaper, 5 editions of DB Star, 1 edition of DB Post, 2 editions of DNA and 208 sub-editions in four languages (Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English) in 14 states in India.

D B Corp Limited has launched its Marathi language newspaper, Divya Marathi with 7 editions namely Aurangabad, Nasik, Jalgaon & Ahmednagar in 2011, Solapur in 2012, Akola and Amravati in 2013. D B Corp Limited extended its presence to 14th state launch of its 37th edition of Dainik Bhaskar (its Hindi Daily Newspaper) from Patna, Bihar on 19th January, 2014. Advancing its operation in 2015 with the launch of additionally 3 main editions namely Bhagalpur, Gaya and Muzzaffarpur along with 7 district editions namely Hajipur, Purnea, Biharsharif / Nalanda, Arrah, Chhapra, Samastipur and Darbhanga, thus spreading its complete presence in Bihar.

D B Corp Limited launched a broadsheet in month of March 2016 in English language "DB Post" from Bhopal which is a compact, smart product catering to the youth and English readership.
Dainik announced its successful launch of its new edition from Surat on 30th April 2017, to cater to around 28 lacs non-gujarati living population of the city.

2) What is DBCL's revenue and profits for recently concluded quarter?


As per IND AS (Rs Mn)
Q3 FY17 Total Revenue 6309
Q3 FY17 Net Profit 1181
Q3 FY16 Total Revenue 5947
Q3 FY16 Net profit 1107
As per Indian GAAP (Rs Mn)
FY 2015-16 Total Revenue 20783
FY 2015-16 Net profit 2901

3) What is D B Corp Ltd. 10 year revenue and profit CAGR YTD March 16 (Annualized Basis)?


As per Indian GAAP
Advertisement Revenue 15%
Total Revenue 15%
EBITDA 22%
Net Profit 23%

4) Does the company have debt in its Balance Sheet?

DB Corp Ltd. has Gross Secured Term Debt of Rs. 412 MN and Its Debt Equity ratio as on 31st December 2016 stands at 0.03, which means, almost debt free status for a growing concern, due to strong cash generation. The net Debt is Rs. (1077) MN.


5) What is the credit rating of the company?

The credit rating of Company for long-term banking facilities is CARE AAA (Triple A) as awarded by Credit Analysis and Research Limited (CARE)


6) Number of states where DB Corp Ltd. is present along with number of Editions?

D B Corp Ltd. is present in 14 states with Pan India Presence, having 41 newspaper editions of Dainik Bhaskar, 07 newspaper editions of Divya Bhaskar, 07 newspaper editions of Divya Marathi, 01 newspaper edition of DB Post and 208 Sub-Editions.


7) What is the address of registered office of D B Corp Ltd.?

The registered office address of D B Corp Ltd. is as below

D B Corp Ltd.
Registered office:

Plot No. 280, Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway,
Near YMCA Club, Makarba, Ahmedabad - 380051
Tel: +91 79 3988 8850; Fax: +91 79 3981 4001,
Website: www.bhaskarnet.com


8) In which stock exchanges are D B Corp Ltd. shares listed and what are the codes?

DB Corp Ltd. equity shares are listed on BSE and NSE in India. (NSE - DBCORP, BSE - 533151)


9) Where can I obtain information on D B Corp Ltd. financial results?

D B Corp Ltd. Quarterly and annual financial results can be accessed at www.bhaskarnet.com


10) Where can I obtain details on DB Corp Ltd. stockholders?

D B Corp Ltd. stockholder details are provided at www.bhaskarnet.com as well as from registrar details mentioned below

Karvy Computershare Pvt. Ltd

Karvy Selenium Tower B,
Plot 31-32, Gachibowli Financial District,
Nanakramguda, Hyderabad - 500 032.
Tel: 040-67162222 Fax: 040- 23001153
einward.ris@karvy.com
www.karvy.com
Contact Person: Mr. U. S. Singh
SEBI Registration No.: INR 000000221

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